Airspeeder carries out the world’s first eVTOL drag race in Oz

Airspeeder carries out the world’s first eVTOL drag race in Oz

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Any time anyone creates a new vehicle invariably someone wants to race them and create a new sport.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Around...

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Wright to make a 100 seater electric aircraft powered by Aluminium by 2026

Wright to make a 100 seater electric aircraft powered by Aluminium by 2026

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Aluminium Air batteries have way much more energy density than even Hydrogen, and now one startup aircraft manufacturer’s ready to bet on the technology.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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Rolls Royce’s electric plane smashes multiple world records

Rolls Royce’s electric plane smashes multiple world records

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future aircraft will be powered by “greener” fuels, from ammonia and electricity to hydrogen, and their rate of development is accelerating – literally.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

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Charging your EV in 5 mins gets closer with Ford’s latest EV charging cable

Charging your EV in 5 mins gets closer with Ford’s latest EV charging cable

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It takes a few minutes to fill your car with gasoline, now it could take the same amount of time to charge your EV.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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China’s GAC Group first to unveil an electric car with a 1,000km range

China’s GAC Group first to unveil an electric car with a 1,000km range

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People with electric cars often talk about range anxiety, but this latest EV from China smashes it out the park.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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QRate uses QKD quantum tech to prevent autonomous vehicles being hacked

QRate uses QKD quantum tech to prevent autonomous vehicles being hacked

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When someone hacks your connected toaster it’s a nuisance, but when someone takes control of millions of connected cars and crashes them into one another it’s a bigger problem – now there’s a solution to prevent that.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential...

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The US and Japan are in a race to replace the Lithium Ion battery

The US and Japan are in a race to replace the Lithium Ion battery

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Just a few countries control the supply of the world’s Lithium, and in today’s odd geopolitical world that’s an issue, so the race is on to eliminate Lithium from batteries.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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5G and Smart City sensor networks could give autonomous vehicles collective perception

5G and Smart City sensor networks could give autonomous vehicles collective perception

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Vehicles and other city infrastructure could share information about their environments and end up with collective perception to make the streets safer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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If satellites can withstand 10,000G then Spintronics can fling them into space

If satellites can withstand 10,000G then Spintronics can fling them into space

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why use rockets to get stuff into space when you can literally fling it out of a centrifuge?!   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. For...

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Michigan to build America’s first wireless electric vehicle charging road

Michigan to build America’s first wireless electric vehicle charging road

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future EV’s will be wirelessly charged, and might not even need batteries.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Michigan was one of the...

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UK’s Heathrow airport to start operating flying taxis from 2025

UK’s Heathrow airport to start operating flying taxis from 2025

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying is always the fastest way to go – and flying taxis are now literally starting to take off.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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Volvo uses the world’s first green steel to make itself a dump truck

Volvo uses the world’s first green steel to make itself a dump truck

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Heavy industry accounts for 7% of all greenhouse gas emissions, and now the industry’s going zero emissions.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The world’s...

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To hit 20 million cars a year Tesla bets the farm on a monster 12,000 ton Gigapress

To hit 20 million cars a year Tesla bets the farm on a monster 12,000 ton Gigapress

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Tesla wants to produce 20 million cars a year and to hit that goal they need to make some big changes and some big presses.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Toyota unveils Woven City, tech utopia and the world’s first programmable city

Toyota unveils Woven City, tech utopia and the world’s first programmable city

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Toyota and other giant companies are now starting to build cities – to show off and house their autonomous smart things.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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Michigan starts testing roads that wirelessly charge electric vehicles

Michigan starts testing roads that wirelessly charge electric vehicles

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Electric vehicles won’t always have batteries – and this is where we begin.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Even the most extended range electric...

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This 600 ton capacity Russian airship is more UFO than airship

This 600 ton capacity Russian airship is more UFO than airship

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Airships can lift huge volumes of cargo at very low cost and while they’re slow, they’re also making a comeback.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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BMW unveils the iVision, the world’s first Circular Economy car concept

BMW unveils the iVision, the world’s first Circular Economy car concept

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the first commercial car that’s designed to be totally recyclable and re-usable. And hopefully the first of many.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Ever the pioneer BMW has unveiled...

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After decades in the shadows Flying Whales is bringing back the mighty airship

After decades in the shadows Flying Whales is bringing back the mighty airship

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s pace of life is hectic so airships provide both a respite as well as a way to lift massive volumes of cargo cheaply. Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Airships are coming...

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Magnetised roads could charge your electric vehicle while you’re driving

Magnetised roads could charge your electric vehicle while you’re driving

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future EV’s will be wirelessly charged, but getting there requires a whole set of new infrastructure.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. One of the biggest barriers to electric vehicle...

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Daymak unveil Spiritus the world’s first cryptocurrency mining car

Daymak unveil Spiritus the world’s first cryptocurrency mining car

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why can’t a car make you money instead of costing you money? And other great questions …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Most of us would love a free car. And...

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